Title

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Encephalitis with Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion: A Case Report

Division

West Florida

Hospital

Bayonet Point

Document Type

Case Report

Publication Date

5-27-2020

Keywords

Herpes Simplex Encephalitis, SIADH, Hyponatremia, Case Report, CNS Infection

Disciplines

Critical Care | Infectious Disease | Internal Medicine | Nervous System Diseases | Virus Diseases

Abstract

Patient’s that present with concerns for viral encephalitis with concomitant syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) should raise suspicion for herpes simplex virus type 1(HSV-1) encephalitis. Early recognition and treatment with high dose acyclovir can improve neurological symptoms associated with HSV encephalitis and SIADH.

Publisher or Conference

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Therapy

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